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    MOUNT VERNON CONSERVATION

    After almost a yearís worth of conservation work, the smaller of two dining rooms at Mount Vernon is again fully furnished and open to the public. In the course of this work, the 1743 Fairfax County, Virginia mansion, home to George Washington, revealed secrets of its original construction and of its many subsequent makeovers.

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    LEBANESE DOMESTIC VERNACULAR

    The vernacular dwelling is the unconscious expression of a people's culture. More than the architecture of secular or religious institutions, houses mirror the needs, desires, and living habits of a time because they are the direct result of the interaction between people and their environment.

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    More Building Culture

    Chapel Delays Its Closing at Towers Site — New York Times, 2002.0326

    Students Go inside Building Trades — Chicago Tribune, 2002.0326

    Pulling out of Bromo Seltzer Tower — Baltimore Sun, 2002.0326

    Historic Federal Hall Is Endangered Park, Advocates Say — New York Times, 2002.0326

    Struck by Groovy Building Syndrome — U.K. Times, 2002.0325

    Foreign Affairs — Guardian Unlimited, 2002.0325

    Cement Works — Guardian Unlimited, 2002.0324

    Built for Body and Soul — Los Angeles Times, 2002.0324

    A Glaswegian Genius — U.K. Times, 2002.0323

    Searching for Scotlandís Best Modern Building — Scotsman Online, 2002.0323

    Women in Architecture: Passages and Progress — AIArchitect, 2002.0322 Edition

    Architect: Let's Redraw Symphony Site Plans — Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 2002.0322

    Design Firm Principals Escape Pay Cuts in 2001 — ZweigWhite press release, 2002.0322

    Building Color Code Has Daley Seeing Red — Chicago Tribune, 2002.0321

    An Avant-Garde Design For a New-Media Center — New York Times at Yahoo News, 2002.0321

    When Creators Convene, It's All Eyes toward the Future — Los Angeles Times, 2002.0321

    Up from ZERO . . . and Counting — Chicago Tribune, 2002.0321

    New York Straight Up — Chicago Tribune, 2002.0320

    Futuristic Designs Exhibit a Timeless Quality — U.K. Times, 2002.0319

    Global Conference on Architecture Opens — Gulf News, 2002.0318

    Constructing a Future — Boston Herald, 2002.0318

    More Than Just Medieval Charm — FAZ, 2002.0318

    Gaudi Mania — Time, 2002.0318 Edition

    Cathedrals of Commerce, Towers of Power — Japan Times, 2002.0317

    Lavish, Futuristic Library Opens — Los Angeles Times, 2002.0317

    How Do You Fit into the `Junior-Senior' Niche? — Chicago Tribune, 2002.0317

    Bringing the Outdoors In . . . Or Is It the Indoors Out? — Chicago Tribune, 2002.0317

    This New Old House — Washington Post, 2002.0317

    Architectural Details that Make a House Look Like a Home — Washington Post, 2002.0317

    Restoring a Historic Haven — Washington Post, 2002.0317

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